Tourist Places in Shivamogga (Karnataka) – agumbe rainforest research station

Agumbe is a village located in the Shimoga district in the state of Karnataka, India. Lying in the Thirthahalli taluk and the Malnad region, Agumbe is among the places in India that receive very heavy rainfall earning it the sobriquet, “Cherrapunji of the South”. It is also the home of… Continue reading

Tourist Places in Shivamogga (Karnataka) – vijayanagara empire

Vijayanagara Sémréjyamu, referred as the Kingdom of Bisnaga by the Portuguese, was a South Indian empire based in the Deccan Plateau. Established in 1336 by Harihara I and his brother Bukka Raya I.[1] The empire rose to prominence as a culmination of attempts by the southern powers against Islamic invasions… Continue reading

Tourist Places in Shivamogga (Karnataka) – mandagadde shimoga

One of the few bird sanctuaries in the Malenaadu region of Karnataka, Mandagadde, in the Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary, is an island formed in the middle of the River Tunga and provides the necessary shelter and food for a variety of birds. Mandagadde is surrounded by a dense forest and forms… Continue reading

Tourist Places in Shivamogga (Karnataka) – tyavarekoppa tiger and lion safari shimoga

At a distance of 10 km from Shimoga, en-route to Sagar Lions, Tigers and other animals are often found roaming around in the deep forests freely. The Lion-Tiger Safari started way back in 1988 is an ideal picnic spot. The safari is spread . Continue reading

Tourist Places in Shivamogga (Karnataka) – shivappanayaka palace museum shimoga

The Shivappanaika Palace Museum is located in the very hub of Shimoga City, on the banks of Tunga River. The palace was built by Keladi ruler, Shivappa Nayaka during the 16th century. The palace is a product of architectural magnificence and is built entirely of rosewood.   Continue reading

Tourist Places in Shivamogga (Karnataka) – sacred heart church shimoga

One destination which shows off the architectural splendour of Shimoga the best is the Sacred  Heart Church of Shimoga. The church of the Catholics, the Sacred Heart Church of Shimoga is said to be the second largest church in India.   Continue reading